Posts Tagged: opioid

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) House OKs new bills to fight opioid epidemic. The Detroit News, December 13, 2017. The Michigan House approved multiple bills aimed at combating the opioid epidemic by tracking and controlling the flow of prescription… Read the rest »

Opioid abuse is rampant and physicians are being held accountable for drugs prescribed by the federal government. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Trump Administration Won’t Be Forced to Provide Health-Insurance Subsidies. The Wall Street Journal, October 25, 2017. A federal judge in California said he would not force the Trump administration to continue paying insurers for… Read the rest »

Michigan is heavily scrutinizing doctors, pharmacies and drug manufacturers for their role in the opioid epidemic. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here).… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) ONC dials back meaningful use certification program. Healthcare IT News, September 21, 2017. Changes have been made to meaningful use criteria to reduce the burden on the industry. 2) States ask insurers to prioritize… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Genome Cloaking can protect patient privacy, Stanford researchers say. Healthcare IT News, August 23, 2017. Researchers have developed a method to keep genetic information protected when doctors analyze complete human genomes. 2) Weak patient… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Gov. Snyder creates new opioid council to improve drug enforcement. MLive, August 16, 2017. Gov. Snyder is creating a council that will meet monthly to discuss trends, targets, methods, causes and other information to… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) As Affordable Care Act Repeal Teeters, Prospects for Bipartisanship Build. The New York Times, June 28, 2017.  Mitch McConnell suggested Democrats help with the bill to repeal the ACA. 2) Drugmakers Are Racing to… Read the rest »